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6 Ways To Make Furniture Shopping More Sustainable

Furniture is one of the biggest investments we make when adding personality to our homes.  Choosing the right additions can provide comfort, elegance and charm, but, unfortunately, the furniture industry hides some dark realities.  The rise of so-called “fast furniture” over the last few decades has led to huge amounts of waste and has had […]

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Zero Waste: 5 Things You Can Do To Create Less Waste

Most of you know all too well just how serious an issue climate change continues to be. Sea levels on the rise, water shortages being seen across the globe, and ice caps continually melting at an unprecedented rate. If something isn’t done about it soon, the world as we know it will become a very […]

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6 Tips for Finding the Healthiest, Eco-Friendly Fish

People have been eating fish for their protein and nutrition for thousands of years. However, some marine creatures can contain pesticides and other contaminants, negatively affecting the human body. The demand for fish has also had a significant impact on ecosystems everywhere. Overfishing and fish farming have disrupted the food chain and depleted fish populations.  […]

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6 Eco-Friendly Ways Home Gardeners Can Help Our Honeybees

The sight of a bee may prompt a lot of us to run away in fear — but the truth is that without these buzzing creatures, we’d be done for. We can thank pollinators like bees for our survival. In fact, one out of every three bites of food we eat can be traced back […]

CO2 Emissions: 10 Ways to Reduce Your Footprint

According to a report from The World Bank,  worldwide CO2 emissions as of 2013 were 4.996 metric tons per capita. For those of you who are unfamiliar, a metric ton is 2,204.62 pounds. This means each person is producing approximately 11,014 pounds of emissions each year. Unfortunately over the past 15 years, we have seen a […]